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Edgell Covered Bridge

Connecticut River Covered Bridge

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The Edgell Covered Bridge is a historic structure located on River Road in Lyme, Grafton County, New Hampshire. It crosses Clay Brook and was built in 1885 by Walter Piper when he was only eighteen years old, costing a total of $1,825.27. Interestingly, the bridge was assembled on the town common and then moved by oxcart to its planned location. The bridge is named after Civil War Veteran Major Frederick M. Edgell. It spans 132 feet with a clear span of 111 feet 2 inches. This charming bridge adds a touch of history and character to the scenic landscape of Lyme.

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NH Historical Resources
Clay Brook
Lyme, NH 03768